Other stuff we’ve been up to – bunting, baking and bricks!

Trial run with cranberry scones. These are vegan and totally delicious.
Trial run with cranberry scones. I am hoping that the Barton Allotment Society will have a cooking section as part of their show so I am practising my baking. I have had some pleasing success with a lovely Blueberry and Lemon Muffin recipe. All the recipes I am using are vegan and are totally delicious.
Shallots, sundried tomatoes and mushroom tart - the inspiration came from Heather Parry. Many thanks, Heather.
Shallots, sundried tomatoes and mushroom tart – the inspiration came from Heather Parry. Many thanks, Heather.
195 pennants cut and sewn ready for making into golden bunting to decorate Tina and Nick's garden when we celebrate the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Rick and Anne Shortle.
195 pennants cut and sewn ready for making into golden bunting to decorate Tina and Nick’s garden when we celebrate the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Rick and Anne Shortle.
Now all I have to do is fold it up and get it to Kent!
Now all I have to do is fold it up and get it to Kent!

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Indoor bunting has been customised - Anne and Rick's initials are on the pennants too.
Indoor bunting has been customised – Anne and Rick’s initials are on the pennants too.
Waste not, want not - this is really all I had left from the fabric I used. I couldn't squeeze out another flag!
Waste not, want not – this is really all I had left from the fabric I used. I couldn’t squeeze out another flag!
Chimney stack that needs removing as it is only sitting on our floor joists - hey ho!
Chimney stack that needs removing as it is only sitting on our floor joists – hey ho!
Going, going .....
Going, going …..
.... almost gone! Actually as I type Chris is putting in the next set of Gallow's brackets to support the stack that remains in the attic and above the roofline. You can already see one set in situ to the left - Chris has supported what remained of a stack that had previously been taken out.
…. almost gone! Actually as I type Chris is putting in the next set of Gallow’s brackets to support the stack that remains in the attic and above the roofline. You can already see one set in situ to the left – Chris has supported what remained of a stack that had previously been taken out.

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